2016 Boekenhoutskloof Cape Winemakers Guild Syrah Auction Reserve
Dark ruby red. Spiced nose on the attack with some dark fruits, perfume, branches, gravel and black olives. Medium plus tannins (7.5/10) and full bodied. Fruitier on the palate than the nose with black berries. Undertones of meat and black olives. Long and dry finish.
Thirty-second wine at the Friday Auction Tasting for the Cape Winemakers Guild and the twenty-first red wine. This is made up of 100% Shiraz by Marc Kent with fruit from two Shiraz vineyards, one from Porseleinberg and one from Stellenbosch. Only 90 cases produced with 50 being auctioned in 2018.
2018 till 2031.
Price Point:$$$$ - Tasted at the Cape Winemakers Auction. Average bid at auction was R10,664.00 ($125.44 a bottle) a case. Highest bid was R13,200.00 ($155.27 a bottle) and lowest bid was R9,000.00 ($105.86 a bottle).